The AGE today has a story on an upcoming ACCC review of airport parking charges. They, and Minister Albanese have finally realised airports are a monopoly that need some scrutiny.
However, the article states that the ACCC will review charges at Australia’s 5 major airports – so Sydney, Melbourne – and 3 others. Will Canberra be included? And if not, how can we get it on the list?
From the article:
‘Since 2002 passenger numbers at the five airports have increased by about 41 per cent, while for the same period parking revenues grew by 77 per cent.
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“The inclusion of car parking in the ACCC’s monitoring regime will provide greater transparency and accountability for the pricing of these facilities,” Mr Albanese said. ‘